Epi Ingredients Enters The Protein Ingredient Market With EPIPROT 60UL

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | 1009 Views

This innovative native ingredient fits into the company’s new protein range, EPIPROT, which also includes caseinates and acid caseins and will soon feature additional offerings of milk protein concentrates and isolates. Epi Ingredients Enters The Protein Ingredient Market With EPIPROT 60UL is a milk protein concentrate containing 60 percent total native protein. It is produced directly from fresh milk using a unique ultra-low heat process which allows for minimal denaturation and optimal functional & nutritional properties. It also preserves the 80/20 casein/native whey protein ratio unadulterated.

Dairy proteins are considered high-quality proteins as they provide adequate amounts of all the essential amino acids as well as excellent digestibility and bioavailability, allowing the body to perform its countless functions flawlessly. “And Epi Ingredients takes it a step further with full control over the entire value chain from field to fork as well as the implementation of its very comprehensive CSR initiative, Passion du Lait; ultimately allowing us to offer the highest quality, most natural and safest ingredients possible,” adds Mathieu Lucot.

This commitment to quality and sustainability goes a long way in today’s landscape, especially as consumer demand for familiar ingredients and recognizable protein sources is rising, per Katy Askew, editor at FoodNavigator.com. The article also suggests that milk protein remains the most popular source of protein, according to a new consumer survey.

In this context, native protein EPIPROT 60 UL is the ideal solution for product developers seeking a highly functional quality protein source with outstanding nutritional properties. Not only does the ingredient offer superior gelling, emulsifying and water retention capabilities, but it also features the unique ability to provide enhanced creaminess and a rich mouthfeel in low-fat, high-protein applications. EPIPROT 60 UL also presents a superior nutritional profile high in native calcium and low-lactose.

This new ingredient is easy to use and can be incorporated into a wide range of applications such as cheese, yogurt, quark, beverages, nutritional products and more!


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